COVID in prison: case dismissed when DOC met (most of) our demands

COVID in prison: case dismissed when DOC met (most of) our demands

Since the first days of the COVID-19 pandemic, people inside prisons have faced extreme risk of exposure, repeated outbreaks, prolonged lockdown conditions, and an overall lack of effective precautionary measures. Unlike the general public, people in prison are unable...
Stand up for workers this Earth Day

Stand up for workers this Earth Day

On Earth Day we have a special obligation to confront the reality of climate chaos and the unequal impacts it has on people across Washington. Extreme heat and wildfires are now a part of our seasons, and many of us cannot just stay indoors until the seasons change....
We have some exciting news…

We have some exciting news…

Columbia Legal Services (CLS) is thrilled to share that our Advocacy Director Janet Chung has been appointed to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division One. While her leadership and contributions will be greatly missed at CLS, we are inspired to see Janet...